*NOTE: Thai curry paste available at Asian markets and some grocery stores.
In a medium saucepan, bring broth, coconut milk, carrots, shallots, garlic and ginger almost to the boil over medium heat. DO NOT BOIL! Cover, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes; until carrots are tender.
Stir in Thai curry paste and salt; simmer 1 minute to blend flavors. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
Add tofu to saucepan and puree in soup pot using an immersion hand blender (or in batches in a blender) until smooth.Serve mint leaves and/or fresh cilantro on side for garnish.